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A look at news from the Basehor area


Tonganoxie man indicted on federal child porn charges
April 17, 2014
A Tonganoxie resident previously convicted of second-degree murder, as well as aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer, has been charged in federal court with possession of child pornography.
Remember When for April 17, 2014
April 14, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Three dead in Kansas City Jewish community shootings
April 13, 2014
Three people were shot and killed Sunday afternoon in suburban Kansas City, and a spokeswoman for a local hospital said a 15-year-old boy is in critical condition.
Tonganoxie man killed in motorcycle wreck; funeral Saturday
02:24 p.m., April 8, 2014 Updated 02:24 p.m.
A 20-year-old Tonganoxie man died Sunday in a motorcycle crash near Perry in Jefferson County.
Parents as Teachers: Blocks still relevant, important toys
April 8, 2014
On March 29, the Bonner Springs City Library and Parents as Teachers hosted Books, Blocks and Bubbles Young Child Fair. Over 300 people attended and participated in many activities.
Bonner’s Marble Day to expand with new 5K run, community art project
April 8, 2014
With a big, new event, a new organization involved, and hopefully better weather than last year, things are going to be busy at the 8th Annual Marble Day celebration.
Remember When for April 10, 2014
April 7, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner Springs interchange work about to ramp up
April 7, 2014
So far during the construction of the new northwest and southwest ramps of Interstate 70 and Kansas Highway 7, about 292,000 cubic yards of soil has been placed.
Remember When for April 3, 2014
March 31, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Chameleon King: Bonner Springs resident has unique hobby
March 31, 2014
Ted Kasckow peers into the cage, trying to point out each of his three newest purchases. “That’s the fun part about chameleons — trying to find them,” he notes.
Tonganoxie USD 464 officials warn of phone scam
March 28, 2014
Tonganoxie USD 464 officials are warning businesses to be aware of someone trying to sell advertising for a school-related activity calendar.
Artsy Bonner Springs businesses to cohabitate in former Masonic Hall
March 27, 2014
It is a well-known spot with a history dating back more than 100 years, and it’s about to be used in a whole new way.
The Chieftain’s Pets of the Week: Cami and Ellie
March 25, 2014
This week’s Pets of the Week are available for adoption through Bonner Animal Rescue: Ellie the dog and Cami the cat.
Bonner’s Feed His Lambs plans fundraiser
March 24, 2014
The second annual Bunco fundraiser for Feed His Lambs is set for Sunday at the Sunflower Room in the Bonner Springs Community Center, 200 E. Third St.
Life of Kirby McRill to be told at Tonganoxie Community Historical Society meeting
March 20, 2014
The life of Kirby McRill will be explained next week.

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